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By Christopher Donovan

This booklet presents a wide-ranging dialogue of realism, postmodernism, literary concept and renowned fiction earlier than targeting the careers of 4 well-known novelists. regardless of wildly contrasting pursuits and agendas, all 4 develop more and more sympathetic to the expectancies of a mainstream literary viewers, noting the more and more ignored but archetypal want for powerful explanatory narrative even whereas ultimate cautious of its barriers, presumptions, and capability abuses. Exploring novels that have the capacity to bridge the distance among obtainable storytelling and literary thought, this ebook indicates how modern authors reconcile values of posmodern literary experimentation and standard realism.

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